Shrewsbury School

Science Apprentice Technician

Temporary 3 years, Full-time, 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday, 52 weeks

If you are looking for a career in Science, this Apprenticeship would be the ideal starting point. This superb opportunity will develop and progress your career in a Laboratory Technician role as well as gaining a certified qualification to underpin your knowledge.

The main purpose of the role will be to support the teaching of Science (Chemistry/Biology) by assembly, preparation and dismantling of equipment in laboratories, which will include general housekeeping within the classrooms and working pro-actively as part of a team of Technicians.  Full details can be found in the job description.  

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in education and working in a Science faculty of a major independent school.  You will ideally have a very good standard of education to A-level standard, be able to demonstrate a willingness to continue to develop these skills.  The successful candidate will relate well to a wide range of people, and work with minimal supervision, to achieve the overall aims of the faculties.  

This position is for approximately 3 years where the successful applicant will be studying towards, and expected to achieve, a qualification in Science Laboratory.  The salary will be based on the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage.

Closing date for completed applictions is 12pm (noon), Friday 22 June 2018.  
Interviews to be held on Wednesday 27 June 2018.  

Full application pack, including the application form can be downloaded below


Job Description & Person Specification

Guidance Notes

Application Forms (Word) or (PDF document)

Alternatively, a full application pack and job description can be obtained by calling (01743) 280 834 or emailing

Applicants will undergo thorough child protection screening including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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